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Quartz Literary

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

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Quartz Literary seeks fiction and poetry that reflects and fractures. We want to see cracked versions of ourselves. Give us sharpness, but also beauty. Make us feel seen and allow us to discover something new about ourselves.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    six months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    114 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    3.45%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$30 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$3.8-$4.8

Find more details in the Genres section

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Magical Realism

Submission fee: $ 4.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Stories

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Magical Realism

Submission fee: $ 4.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Flash fiction

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 4.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Essays

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 4.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Flash essays

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 4.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Art

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3.8

Payment: $ 30 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Payment/copies. We pay one contributor copy and $30 for each selected story/essay/poem/piece of art. With our expedited response, we will get back to you in 1-7 days. We mostly read literary fiction, but are also open to magical realism, surrealism, experimental, and literary works with mild genre elements.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

114 days

Average response time

3.45%

Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

139 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 697 days

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2021

Country

US

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